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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00346814

Analyst(s): Brian Burke, David Cearley , Samantha Searle , Mike Walker


The intelligent digital mesh is a foundation for future digital business and its ecosystems. To create competitive advantage, IT leaders must evaluate our top disruptive technology trends related to the mesh to identify opportunities to exploit.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Change Is Certain, Success Isn't — Act on Our Top 10 Trends

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • Intelligent: AI Enhances Systems and Things
    • Related Research
  • Digital: Bringing Together the Real and Virtual Worlds
    • Related Research
  • Mesh: Making and Securing the Connection
    • Related Research
  • Identifying and Applying Strategic Technology Trends
    • Related Research

Changes Since Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

  • Our Top 10 List Remains Largely Stable

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